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What is the Best Way to Get Rid of Plantar Warts?

What is the Best Way to Get Rid of Plantar Warts?

If you or a loved one has plantar warts, there is no better time to start thinking about getting rid of them than right now! While warts are often harmless, it can take a very long time for them to disappear on their own – up to a year or even longer in many cases....

Can Nail Fungus Spread Through Nail Polish?

Can Nail Fungus Spread Through Nail Polish?

If you’ve started to notice some unsettling discoloration, thickening, or even deformation of one or more of your toenails, your first instinct might be to paint over it immediately. Maybe if all your toes are bright pink, nobody will notice the one that’s a little...

Can Toenail Fungus Spread to Your Other Toes?

Can Toenail Fungus Spread to Your Other Toes?

If you have a fungal toenail infection, the last thing you want is more of it. Even one discolored, thick, brittle, jagged, and/or misshapen toenail is already more than enough. Unfortunately, the answer to the question of whether toenail fungus to spread to other...

How to Reduce Heel Pain at Work

How to Reduce Heel Pain at Work

Heel pain at work is a huge problem for America’s workers—both before the COVID-19 pandemic, and now in the middle of it. That’s obviously true for “essential workers” who tend to be in jobs that require a lot of standing, walking, and physically demanding activity....

Common Pregnancy-Related Foot Problems

Common Pregnancy-Related Foot Problems

Pregnancy (not to mention parenthood!) means you’re going through lots and lots of changes. Changes to your body. Changes to your lifestyle. Changes to your financial priorities! We’re sure you’ve got a lot on your plate already, but in the midst of all this, don’t...

Can I Still Run with Heel Pain?

Can I Still Run with Heel Pain?

Running is more than just a mode of exercise for many people. It can be a way to break free from long days at work, a mental and spiritual pick-me-up, an ambition to continually improve, or a lifestyle shared with friends and family. It is a great activity in many...

5 Summer Foot Care Tips

5 Summer Foot Care Tips

Summer is here again, and for most of us here in Connecticut that’s really good news. True, this will be a summer unlike any in living memory. Concerns about COVID-19 are still going to be with us for a while yet, and that means certain social activities may be off...

My Child Has Heel Pain. Now What?

My Child Has Heel Pain. Now What?

Heel pain is one of those symptoms we tend to associate with getting older, or working a physically strenuous job. It’s not something we would typically expect to hobble children and adolescents, especially right when they’re starting to get active with sports and other activities!

Are Bunions Hereditary?

Are Bunions Hereditary?

If you know someone who has one, chances seem pretty good that their child or parent (or both!) also has one.